A famous author has decided to write a historical novel about the First Great Awakening.
Although the author's book will be a work of fiction, you will write a factual , historically accurate report. Your report will be created from the collection of facts and accounts written in books and electronic media, including the Internet.
Plan your report by writing the stages needed to create the report, and the time required for each stage. Some of the stages needed are suggested in this list: You may add additional stages if needed.
You will receive a grade based on three categories (called criteria).
1. Credibility - how truthful and factual is your research. Did you use factual websites and books?
2. Dependability - this is about your research methods. Was your note taking carefully done? Did you cross reference your important facts? Did you credit or name your sources?
3. Fairness or objectivity - keeping your research on task. Did you let any personal feelings or opinions change the facts?
Your completed report will be proof that you are a qualified researcher in the First Great Awakening!